Samuel Joseph Hartmann was born at 12:53 a.m. Jan. 2, 2016, at South Peninsula Hospital to Sarah and Ben Hartmann. He was the first baby of the year born in Homer. He weighed 4 pounds, 12 ounces. His grandparents are Scott and Mary Novak of O’Neill, Neb., Randall Hartmann of Lincoln, Neb., and Michelle Atchity of Overland Park, Kan.
Makena Aspen Griskonis was born at 7:28 p.m. Jan. 13, 2016, at South Peninsula Hospital to Kimberly Logan and Joseph Griskonis. She weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces. Her grandparents are Jean and Mike Logan of Bishop, Calif.